COBO Center

1 Washington Blvd Detroit, MI
The very best in Riverview special events! Treat your guests to a spectacular sunset or views of the Detroit River at night. Stunning ballrooms overlooking the Detroit River, in-house catering, in-house event decor, professional event managers on-site, great pricing, amazing results.
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Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Ambassador Ballroom
Edgewater Room
Exhibit Hall 1
Exhibit Hall 2
Exhibit Hall 3
Exhibit Hall 4
Exhibit Hall 5
Joe Louis Arena
Meeting Room 1
Meeting Room 10
Meeting Room 11
Meeting Room 12
Meeting Room 13
Meeting Room 14
Meeting Room 15
Meeting Room 16
Meeting Room 17
Meeting Room 18
Meeting Room 19
Meeting Room 2
Meeting Room 20
Meeting Room 21
Meeting Room 22
Meeting Room 23
Meeting Room 24
Meeting Room 25
Meeting Room 26
Meeting Room 27
Meeting Room 28
Meeting Room 29
Meeting Room 3
Meeting Room 30
Meeting Room 31
Meeting Room 32
Meeting Room 33
Meeting Room 34
Meeting Room 35
Meeting Room 36
Meeting Room 37
Meeting Room 38
Meeting Room 39
Meeting Room 4
Meeting Room 40
Meeting Room 41
Meeting Room 42
Meeting Room 43
Meeting Room 44
Meeting Room 45
Meeting Room 46
Meeting Room 47
Meeting Room 48
Meeting Room 49
Meeting Room 5
Meeting Room 50
Meeting Room 51
Meeting Room 52
Meeting Room 53
Meeting Room 54
Meeting Room 55
Meeting Room 56
Meeting Room 57
Meeting Room 58
Meeting Room 59
Meeting Room 6
Meeting Room 60
Meeting Room 61
Meeting Room 62
Meeting Room 63
Meeting Room 64
Meeting Room 65
Meeting Room 66
Meeting Room 67
Meeting Room 68
Meeting Room 69
Meeting Room 7
Meeting Room 70
Meeting Room 71
Meeting Room 72
Meeting Room 73
Meeting Room 74
Meeting Room 75
Meeting Room 76
Meeting Room 77
Meeting Room 78
Meeting Room 79
Meeting Room 8
Meeting Room 80
Meeting Room 9
Portside Ballroom
Portside Ballroom 1
Portside Dining Room 54
Portside Dining Room 54 & 55
Portside Dining Room 55
Riverview Ballroom
Riverview Ballroom 51
Riverview Ballroom 51 & 52
Riverview Ballroom 52
Skyline Room 59
Windsor Ballroom
Windsor Room 62
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A Great Motor City Conference Center, An Eventective User from Detroit Michigan

COBO Center is Michigan's World Class meeting and convention facility. The 2.4 million square foot complex, located on the bank of the Detroit River, is the centerpiece of downtown Detroit's Civic Center. COBO Center offers convenience, comfort, service reliability and fine food. Overlooking the Detroit River and our international neighbor, Windsor Canada, our elegant banquet rooms and over 80 meeting rooms totaling 178,446 square feet equip COBO Center to accommodate capacities from 30 to 10,000. COBO Center also boasts one of the largest contiguous exhibit floor space in North America and two adjacent arenas (COBO Arena and Joe Louis Arena). COBO is physically linked to all downtown Detroit hotels and entertainment districts by the Detroit People Mover, the only elevated railway system of its kind in the United States. COBO Center's physical capabilities are only exceeded by our unrivaled level of care and customer service. The management, staff and suppliers of COBO Center stand poised and ready to handle the unique demands of your special event, from the initial planning stages through the event's completion. COBO Center has a proven track record of handling international events like the International G-7 Job Summit, the annual North American International Auto Show, the annual Society of Automotive Engineers International Congress, and frequent national events, i.e. visits by the President, the Vice President and foreign heads of state. COBO's Staff is well versed in the cultural and diplomatic sensitivities involved in an international event. The management team of COBO Conference/Exhibition Center works cooperatively with City of Detroit

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Carpeting
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Meeting Room Broadband Internet Access Fee
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX
  • Facility Location Setting: Located in the heart of downtown Detroit, walking distance from Hart Plaza, Woodward Avenue, several hotels, restaurants, the RenCen, the RiverWalk, easy access to all freeways
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 3000
  • Nearest Airport: 16-25 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 100
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 0
  • Parking: Parking Garage On-site
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: Greater than 50 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 6-10 miles
  • Special Features: All ballrooms have views of the Detroit River; on-site catering; on-site Detroit People Mover stop; in-house event decor companies; on-staff event professionals
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 700,000
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 178,446
  • Year Built: 1960
  • Year Renovated: 2011
Clarkston, MI  
Capacity: 215
$15.95-$59.95 per person
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Troy, MI  
Capacity: 400
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Southfield, MI  
Capacity: 600
$17-$51 per person
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Ferndale, MI  
Capacity: 300
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Auburn Hills, MI  
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Utica, MI  
Capacity: 120
$6.99-$60 per person
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